PhD Theses 2018

  • Falcon Linero Wilfredo (2018). Seed Dispersal by Chelonians: From Individuals to Communities. (Prof. Dr. Owen Petchey, Dr. Dennis Hansen, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Garnier Aurélie Marlène Line Brigitte (2018). Importance of Interactions and Feedbacks for Experimental Microbial Aquatic Communities (Prof. Dr. Owen Petchey, Prof. Dr. Jakob Pernthaler, Dr. Florence Hulot, Dr. Samuel Abiven, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Gerber Nina (2018). Cyclical Parthenogenesis and the Evolution of Sex: The Causes and Consequences of Facultative Sex. (Prof. Dr. Hanna Kokko, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Gonzalez Dominquez Beatriz (2018). Organic Carbon Vulnerability of Swiss Forest Soils. (Prof. Dr. Pascal Niklaus, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Hartman Kyle Jon (2018). Molecular and experimental approaches for exploring the role of the soil and root microbiome in agroecosystem functioning. (Prof. Dr. Marcel van der Heijden, PD Dr. Pascal Niklaus, Dr. Klaus Schlaeppi, Dr. Cameron Wagg, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Hosseini Sayed Rzgar (2018). Phenotypic Innovation, Robustness and Recombination in Complex Metabolic Systems. (Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagner, Prof. Dr. Olivier Martin, Prof. Dr. Frédéric Guillaume, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Huang Yuanyuan (2018). Biodiversity and primary productivity in subtropical forests — fixing carbon to mitigate climate change. (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, PD. Dr. Pascal A. Niklaus, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science; Prof. Dr. Keping Ma, Prof. Dr. Jin-Sheng He, Peking University, China)
  • Jansen van Rensburg Alexandra (2018). The Genomics of Adaptation to Climate across Latitude and Elevation in the European Common Frog. (Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Leigh Deborah Marie (2018). Population genomics of the Alpine ibex (Capra ibex). (Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagner, Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, Prof. Dr. Arpat Ozgul, Prof. Dr. Thomas Wicker, Dr. Simon Aeschbacher, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Rohner Patrick Thomas (2018). An Integrative Study of Patterns and Processes Driving Sexual Dimporphism and Life-History Evolution in Diptera and Other Insects. (Prof. Dr. Wolf Blanckenhorn, Prof. Dr. Stefan Lüpold, Prof. Dr. Marcelo Sánchez, Prof. Dr. Nalini Puniamoorthy, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Säle Verena (2018). Genetic and Functional Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi from Agricultural Soil. (Prof. Dr. Marcel van der Heijden, Agroscope)
  • van Benthem Koen Johannes (2018). Trait-Based Mechanistic and Phenomenological Approaches for Predicting Population Dynamics. (Prof. Dr. Arpat Ozgul, Prof. Dr. Owen Petchey, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)